Amitav Ghosh's Writings: Issues, Ideologies and by Bhakti Vaishnav

By Bhakti Vaishnav

The ebook, Amitav Ghosh’s Writings explores how his writings creatively endeavour to barter throughout the advanced net of historic, political, fiscal and cultural issues—past and contemporary—and brings ahead his deep perception into occasions in addition to human behaviour. He like different nice writers writes out of conviction. His paintings is pushed via his dedication. He doesn't shrink back from commenting on politics, wars, economic climate and different worldly affairs. via his craftsmanship emerge yes ideologies on subaltern concerns which aren't merely attention-grabbing but in addition considerably priceless of educational experiences.

This booklet is a special one on Amitav Ghosh, whose works were largely liked within the literary circles, and gained him many awards. The Circle of Reason received the Prix Medici Etranger, one of many best literary awards of France. He bought the Sahitya Akademi Award for The Shadow Lines, and the Arthur C. Clarke Award for The Calcutta Chromosome. The Glass Palace gained for him the Grand Prize for Fiction on the Frankfurt overseas publication Awards in 2001. He was once additionally the winner of the 1999 Pushcart Prize—a prime literary award, for an essay released in The Kenyon Review. His Sea of Poppies was once shortlisted for the 2008 guy Booker Prize.

The ebook explores background and historicism in Ghosh’s paintings, and offers a kaleidoscopic view of the subaltern, and a confluence of his ideology and craftsmanship. it is going to be invaluable for the scholars and academics of English literature, relatively Indian English literature, and researchers in those fields.

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